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In Home Personal Services Sponsoring Walk To End Alzheimer's »

May 28, 2015 at 12:55PM PDT | Source: In Home Personal Services

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // In Home Personal Services is proud to be a sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer's in order to further the mission of the Alzheimer's Association, our corporate partner. Our caregivers attend to the daily needs of clients with this disease, so the Walk to End Alzheimer's offers a unique opportunity for our entire staff to become involved with raising awareness and funds. In Home Personal Services will start this initiative with a kick-off event at our corporate office and will conclude at the McHenry County Walk to End Alzheimer's. While there, we look forward to joining with participants of all ages and abilities and being an integral part of an event that more than 600 communities nationwide join together in honor of those affected by this disease...

Molly Maid Launches Father’s Day We Love Dads Contest »

May 28, 2015 at 11:25AM PDT | Source: Molly Maid

Molly Maid Partners with Grand Traverse Pie Company to Offer a Chance to Win a House Cleaning & Chocolate Stout Pie
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - May 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - The national residential cleaning franchise celebrating more than 30 years of cleaning America’s homes, Molly Maid wants to recognize the important men in our lives and give them a break from house cleaning for Father’s Day. To do something special for all the hard-working dads, Molly Maid partnered with Grand Traverse Pie Company to create the We Love Dads contest.
A one-word contest entry will reward winners with Molly Maid house cleaning gift certificates and a special man-inspired Chocolate Stout Pie. To participate, simply “Like” Molly Maid on Facebook and use one word to describe what you would rather do than clean the house at: https://www...

Kinderdance Announces Kamp Kinderdance. »

May 28, 2015 at 11:11AM PDT | Source: Kinderdance
Kinderdance Opportunities Available

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Melbourne, FL, - May 29th 2015 Kinderdance® International is excited to announce a summer program Kamp Kinderdance® designed for children ages 2-12. Developed from our five unique programs; Kindertots, Kinderdance, Kindergym, Kindercombo and Kindermotion; Kamp Kinderdance® has themed lesson plans for summer fun. Our summer program includes a wide variety of music, movement and exciting activities for children.
Kamp Kinderdance® programs are an expansion of the developmental focus of the Kinderdance® foundation. Kamp Kinderdance® programs are age appropriate with skills taught to child’s ability level. Parents can expect to bring their child to a safe environment where learning is done in a fun but active setting, using themed props and age appropriate music from artists such as “Mr...

Outback Steakhouse Launches New Brand Campaign So Bold, It Lets The Food Speak For Itself »

May 28, 2015 at 10:06AM PDT | Source: Outback Steakhouse

Restaurant launches nationwide petition to make steak the official food of the United States.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Tampa, Fla. – Outback Steakhouse® launched the new “Bold at Steak” brand campaign today, centered on the bold flavors, sights and sounds that make Outback the steak authority. No stone was left unturned to demonstrate Outback’s steak leadership: the multi-media, multi-platform campaign includes a series of new commercials, in-restaurant steak training recertification for all Outback employees, a new menu design and fresh menu innovations, including the new Wood-Fire Grilled Flat Iron Steak, starting at just $13.99*.
The “Bold at Steak” creative, developed by Deutsch NY, personifies how the five senses come to life for each guest when they step foot into an Outback restaurant...

Giant Tiger Announces New Embrun Store »

May 28, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - May 28, 2015) - Giant Tiger is pleased to announce that it is building a new store in Embrun, Ontario. The new store will remain at 654 Notre Dame Street and will occupy approximately 20,075 square feet.
"Giant Tiger is excited to bring the great community of Embrun an enhanced shopping experience" said Thomas Haig, President of Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "Our new stores offer the same outstanding value and friendly service our customers have come to expect, but with an updated look and feel."
"Our loyal customers have been asking for a new store for quite some time now, so we are thrilled to bring them an improved Giant Tiger," said Art McGaughey, store owner, Giant Tiger Embrun. "We thank everyone for their patience as we transition to our new building and are confident that the new store will be well worth the wait," added McGaughey...

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® Opens First Store Locations In Japan This May 2015 »

May 28, 2015 at 9:08AM PDT | Source: The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®

The iconic Los Angeles-based specialty coffee and tea retailer opens its flagship store in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi business district and a second location within Koshigaya’s Aeon Lake Town Kaze
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // LOS ANGELES - The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, a Southern California favorite for more than 50 years, enters its 25th international market when it opens in Japan this May 2015. Founded in Los Angeles in 1963, the iconic brand is one of the world's first and largest privately held coffee and tea retailers with nearly 1,000 stores globally collectively serving more than 110 million coffee and tea beverages each year and over 25,000 Ice Blended® drinks a day. The two new stores in Japan include a flagship location that opened May 26 in Nihonbashi, the financial hub of Tokyo, followed by the May 30 debut of a second location at AEON LakeTown, Japan’s largest eco-friendly supermall in the Saitama Prefecture of Koshigaya...

SweetFrog And MDA Join Forces To Send Kids With Muscle Disease To Summer Camp »

May 28, 2015 at 8:47AM PDT | Source: sweetFrog

Stores nationwide to raise vital funds through MDA’s summer camp mobile program.
Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 28, 2015 - More than 300 locations of the Richmond-based company sweetFrog Premium Frozen Yogurt will raise money to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association save and improve the lives of kids fighting muscular dystrophy and related life-threatening diseases that limit muscle strength and mobility by participating in the MDA Summer Camp mobile program.
From June 1 to June 30, sweetFrog associates will sell $1 pin-up mobiles that offer customers the opportunity to help send local children affected by neuromuscular diseases to a week where anything is possible at MDA Summer Camp – all at no cost to their families.
“MDA summer camp is often considered ‘the best week of the year’ for our kids, and it wouldn’t be possible without support from partners like sweetFrog and its generous customers and employees," said MDA Executive Director Andrea Shaver...

Bennigan’s ‘Superfan’ Wins Trip To Ireland »

May 28, 2015 at 8:33AM PDT | Source: Bennigan's Grill & Tavern

Winner of 2015 St. Paddy’s Day sweepstakes will celebrate 10th wedding anniversary on the Emerald Isle.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // DALLAS, TX – Allison Parkyn has been going to Bennigan’s since she was a kid, but the last thing she expected was for Bennigan’s CEO to show up at her doorstep.
Yet that’s exactly what happened on Tuesday, May 12, when Paul Mangiamele dropped by her Plano, Texas, home to inform Allison that she had won the grand prize in Bennigan’s 2015 “Blarney Blast” sweepstakes!
Allison had heard about this year’s St. Paddy’s Day contest through her Bennigan’s E-Club membership, as well as on the restaurant’s Facebook page. She entered, but never thought she’d actually win...

First Holiday Inn® Hotel In Cúcuta, Colombia Opens »

May 28, 2015 at 8:25AM PDT | Source: Holiday Inn

IHG continues growth in Colombia with the opening of its fourth Holiday Inn hotel in the country.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // MIAMI – InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the Holiday Inn® Cúcuta hotel. The new build, 98-room hotel is IHG’s first property in the city of Cúcuta and the fourth Holiday Inn hotel in Colombia.
Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President, Distribution and Commercial Marketing, Mexico, Latin America and The Caribbean, IHG, said: “We are very pleased to introduce the Holiday Inn brand to Cúcuta in conjunction with Grupo Suites S.A. With its close proximity to Venezuela, Cúcuta is well positioned to benefit from the increasing trade market between Colombia and Venezuela, and we have no doubt that this hotel will meet the needs of guests traveling to the city for business...

IHG Adds Two New Stars To Its Culinary Panel With Renowned Chefs Vikas Khanna And Takagi Kazuo »

May 28, 2015 at 8:20AM PDT | Source: InterContinental Hotels Group

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has added two new star chefs to its growing IHG Culinary Panel; an initiative that sees renowned chefs develop an array of signature dishes for guests dining in IHG’s hotels across Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA).
The latest Culinary Ambassadors will introduce a range of signature dishes that IHG guests can enjoy. Chef Vikas Khanna’s restaurant, Junoon in New York City, has been awarded with a coveted Michelin star for four years in a row and serves a range of authentic and inventive fine dining Indian recipes. Chef Takagi Kazuo is famed for his two Michelin star restaurant in Osaka and will supply seasonal Kyo-style Japanese cuisine to the programme...

Jazzercise Introduces Two New High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) Workouts »

May 28, 2015 at 8:09AM PDT | Source: Jazzercise

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Jazzercise, Inc. has added two new fat-blasting, muscle-chiseling high intensity interval training (HiiT) workouts to its lineup of classes. The new Interval Dance Mixx and Interval Fusion classes use alternating bursts of heart pumping cardio and strength moves to maximize calorie burn, rev the metabolism and build core strength for customers.
Jazzercise is a calorie-torching, hip-swiveling dance party workout with a hot playlist to distract from the burn. Customers can incinerate up to 800 calories in one 60 minute class. There are a variety of classes to choose from including Dance Mixx, Fusion, Strike, Core, Strength and the newest class offerings, Interval Dance Mixx and Interval Fusion.
The new classes are total body workouts that unleash the fat burning power of high intensity interval training...

United Country Named Top Franchise In National Franchisee Satisfaction Study »

May 28, 2015 at 7:32AM PDT | Source: United Country Real Estate

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // KANSAS CITY, Mo – Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm, announced that United Country Real Estate made its 2015 Top 200 Franchises list, the only national ranking of franchises based solely on franchisee satisfaction and performance data. This is the fifth year running in which the lifestyle and rural real estate firm has achieved this distinguished recognition.
“The Franchisee Satisfaction Awards are among the most meaningful to all of us at United Country, as they highlight our commitment to providing industry-leading services, marketing, technology, training and support for each of our United Country offices, brokers, agents and auctioneers,” said Mike Duffy, president of United Country Real Estate...

Creative Learning Corporation Announces 750th Franchise Awarded »

May 28, 2015 at 7:24AM PDT | Source: Bricks 4 Kidz
Bricks 4 Kidz Opportunities Available

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - May 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Creative Learning Corporation (OTCQX:CLCN), owner and developer of Bricks 4 Kidz,® Challenge Island®, and Sew Fun Studios®, the highly-popular children’s education and enrichment programs, is pleased to announce it awarded 22 franchises in April and May – 14 for Bricks 4 Kidz, 3 for Challenge Island and 5 for Sew Fun Studios. This brings the total number of franchises awarded since the Company began franchising in 2009 to 750. The 750th franchise is located in Wexford, Ireland. This benchmark includes the international subfranchises that have been awarded by the Company’s master franchisees. Of the now 750 franchises awarded, 724 are active and operating...

Liquid Capital Breaks Down Barriers With New International Factoring Program »

May 28, 2015 at 7:14AM PDT | Source: Liquid Capital

May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // TORONTO - Liquid Capital, a full service trade financing company specializing in factoring has launched “International Factoring Program.” Effective immediately, the new financial solution from Liquid Capital is available to all North American banks, lenders, ABLs and factors and their clients to fund commonly underutilized international A/R accounts.
Liquid Capital’s “International Factoring Program” works with lenders and its clients to increase working capital potential without disturbing existing lender’s security position or relationship. While foreign accounts receivable have generally been considered to be ineligible forms of collateral, with Liquid Capital’s “International Factoring Program,” this is no longer the case...

DoubleTree By Hilton Largo – Washington D.C. Opens »

May 28, 2015 at 7:09AM PDT | Source: Doubletree Hotels, Suites, Resorts

Marking the First Upscale, Full-Service Hotel in Largo, Maryland
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // MCLEAN, Va. – Hilton Worldwide and DoubleTree by Hilton today announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Largo – Washington D.C. The hotel opens following a complete transformation of the former Radisson hotel, and debuts a total redesign of the lobby, public and recreation areas, room upgrades, reconfigured meeting area, and revamped restaurant and bar concepts. The hotel is located just off the I-495 Beltway next to Woodmore Town Center and near the University of Maryland, and within easy access of Baltimore/Washington International Airport (26 miles), Washington National Airport (16 miles) and Washington Dulles International Airport (43 miles)...

I9 Sports Kicks Off Second Quarter With Four New Franchise Agreements »

May 28, 2015 at 6:21AM PDT | Source: i9 Sports

Youth Sports Franchise Continues National Expansion with New Locations in Florida, California and Texas 
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // TAMPA, Fla. - i9 Sports, the nation's first and fastest-growing youth sports league franchise, announced today it has kicked off the second quarter with four new franchise agreements to open new programs and expand the brand's presence in Florida, Texas and California. Coupled with the company's growth in the first quarter, this announcement reflects the success of i9 Sports' strengthened expansion strategy and positions the brand for continued franchise development throughout 2015.
"As i9 Sports kicked off 2015, our team was focused on elevating the brand's expansion strategy and positioning the company for rapid growth throughout the year," said Frank Fiume, founder and chief executive officer of i9 Sports...

Costa Eco Pod Serves Up Sustainability Success In Telford »

May 28, 2015 at 5:55AM PDT | Source: Costa

Today (27 May) The Newly Appointed Mayor Of Telford, Councillor Leon Murray, Formally Opened Costa’s Eco Pod – The UK’s First ‘Zero Energy’ Coffee Shop.
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // Costa gathered its development partners, sustainability experts and the local community to thank those involved in the project and mark the success of the Eco Pod’s environmental performance – saving 54% of the energy used in a ‘conventional’ unit in its first month of trading.
The combination of sustainable technologies, smart architecture and intelligent use of building materials means the unit has achieved its target of balancing its energy consumption to be ‘zero energy’. The Eco Pod’s energy saving features include, solar panels which help to power the building and passive ventilation which naturally manages the internal temperature, keeping it at suitable and pleasant levels for customers and staff alike...

Medifast® Announces "Get Healthy At The Harbor" Initiative At Waterfront Wellness Series »

May 28, 2015 at 5:40AM PDT | Source: Medifast Weight Control Centers

Title Sponsor Medifast Adds Nutritional Component to Waterfront's Free Fitness Programming Beginning May 30th
OWINGS MILLS, Md., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, announced its "Get Healthy at the Harbor" initiative in conjunction with its title sponsorship of the Waterfront Wellness Series.
Waterfront Partnership's annual wellness series offers free fitness classes along Baltimore's Inner Harbor throughout the summer. In addition to the free fitness classes, Medifast will provide its "Get Healthy at the Harbor" programming, including health information sessions and cooking demonstrations, to be held on select weekends during this year's series...

ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing Of Secondary Offering Of Common Stock »

May 28, 2015 at 5:35AM PDT | Source: ServiceMaster Clean
ServiceMaster Clean Opportunities Available

MEMPHIS, TN - (Marketwired - May 27, 2015) - ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV) (the "Company") announced today the pricing of a secondary offering of 20,000,000 shares of its common stock by certain stockholders of the Company, including investment funds sponsored by, or affiliated with, Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, at a public offering price of $34.00. In connection with the offering, the selling stockholders have granted the underwriters an option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional shares of common stock. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the secondary offering. The secondary offering will be made only by means of a prospectus.
The offering is being made through an underwriting group led by J.P...

Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cup® Pods Now Available In Retail Outlets Nationwide »

May 28, 2015 at 5:30AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts Opportunities Available

Dunkin’ Brands, The J.M. Smucker Company and Keurig Green Mountain partner to bring Dunkin’ K-Cup® pods to retailers throughout the U.S. and Canada
May 28, 2015 // Franchising.com // CANTON, MA, ORRVILLE, OH, and WATERBURY, VT - Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., (NASDAQ: DNKN), The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) and Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. (Keurig) (NASDAQ: GMCR) today announced that Dunkin’ K-Cup®* pods are now available for sale at thousands of retailers nationwide for the first time. As part of an agreement between the three companies first announced in February, Smucker will distribute and market Dunkin' K-Cup® pods exclusively to grocery chains, mass merchandisers, club stores, drug stores, dollar stores and home improvement stores...



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